WJER Broadcasts Live from ACE Hardware in New Philadelphia
Join WJER's Bill Morgan as he broadcasts live from ACE Hardware located inside Buehler's in New Philadelphia on Saturday, April 26th from 10:00 a.m. to noon.
Town Meetings Next Week on 1450
Bill will chat with ACE Hardware representatives about their big three-day sale being held April 25th-27th, which offers fantastic specials throughout the store! Toro representatives will be on hand to answer your questions, and boys scouts will be there selling hotdogs. ACE Hardware is located inside Buehler's in both New Philadelphia and Dover, so stop by to check out all the great deals!
Tune in to 1450 WJER all next week as the WJER News team presents Town Meetings to get you prepared for the Primary Election on Tuesday, May 6th.
Tuscarawas County Community Food Pantries
Our tentative schedule for the week includes:
Monday, April 28th
1:00 p.m.: Tuscarawas County Library levy
Tuesday, April 29th
1:00 p.m.: Dover High School building issue
Wednesday, April 30th
1:00 p.m.: Sugarcreek dual fire levies
1:30 p.m.: Tusky Valley Schools operating levy
Thursday, May 1st
1:00 p.m.: New Philadelphia Schools operating levy
Friday, May 2nd
1:00 p.m.: Uhrichsville income tax issue
Listen to WJER so you can be informed when you head the polls!
WJER Salutes Administrative Professionals
The food pantries located throughout Tuscarawas County rely on continued support from churches, businesses, and individuals to donate food and/or monetary contributions. Please contact your local food pantry regarding items for which they currently have the greatest need. Clients needing assistance are asked to go to the food pantry located within their ZIP code area.
Greater Dover-New Philadelphia Food Pantry
Church of the Harvest, 420 W. 3rd Street, Dover
Serves Dover and New Philadelphia
Thursdays 6:00-8:00 p.m., Fridays 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Barrs Mill Church of God
4677 State Route 93 NW, Sugarcreek
Serves the Sugarcreek area
Last Thursday of the month 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Bolivar United Methodist Church
220 Poplar Street, Bolivar
Serves Bolivar, Mineral City, New Cumberland, Somerdale, Zoar, and Zoarville
Strasburg United Methodist Church, 206 2nd Street NW, Strasburg
Serves Strasburg (or the "878" area)
First Assembly of God
742 Cookson Avenue SE, New Philadelphia
Thursdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Gnadenhutten United Methodist Church
220 N. Walnut Street, Gnadenhutten
Serves the Gnadenhutten area
St. Joseph Catholic Church
613 N. Tuscarawas Avenue, Dover
Thursdays by appointment only
The Journey's End Ministries
503 River Street, Newcomerstown
Serves people within a 10-mile radius of Newcomerstown
Twin City Christian Service Center
109 N. Water Street, Uhrichsville
Serves the Twin City and surrounding area
WJER wants to salute your administrative professionals for all the hard work they do! Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 23rd.
If you would like us to honor your administrative professional, simply send us:
-Administrative professional's name
-The name, address, and phone number of the business
Enter your administrative professional into the contest by:
-WJER app: Fill out and submit the entry form
-Postcard: Administrative Professionals Salute, c/o WJER Radio, 646 Boulevard, Dover, OH 44622
During the week of April 21st-25th, we will salute area administrative professionals by announcing their names on the radio. Five lucky entrants will receive a great prize package that includes a gift certificate to Casa di Bella Salon in New Philadelphia and a "Job Well Done" bouquet from Baker Florist in Dover and New Philadelphia.
Our winners in the contest so far are:
Monday: Amanda Romig of the Tuscarawas Clinic for the Working Uninsured
Tuesday: Nikki Donnelly of the Shelly Company
Wednesday: Jan Dodge of the Village of Sugarcreek (Utilities Clerk)
Have you thanked your administrative professional today?
Schoenbrunn Gardens & Landscaping Wins Subway Tray
Schoenbrunn Gardens & Landscaping in Dover is this week's winner of the Subway Hump Day Party Tray Giveaway! WJER's Hannah Hubbard and Rachel Rothacher delivered the goodies to the staff.
Here's what they got: a Subway party tray with 30 portions of mouthwatering sub sandwiches, Subway cookies, Coca Cola and Diet Coke, balloons from the Balloonatique, WJER T-shirts, Radiograms, and more all delivered just in time for a fabulous lunch!
If you'd like your office to win this awesome prize package, visit our Subway Hump Day page under "Contests" for details.
Pictured: Liz Stevens, Alicia Robertson, Pam Brown, and WJER's Hannah Hubbard
Hot Job of the Week
Tune in to 1450 WJER every Monday during the afternoon show as we chat with Amy Miller of OhioMeansJobs about the “Hot Job of the Week.” Not only will Amy give details about a specific job each week, but she'll also discuss tips, strategies, and helpful hints for job seekers.
This week’s topic: Illegal Interview Questions
Hot Job of the Week:
Employer seeking: Laboratory Technician
Job Code #: T-140-2
Requirements: High school graduate; able to stand, reach, kneel, stoop, crouch, and crawl; specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus; valid driver’s license; pre-employment testing will include a reference check and drug testing
Job Description: Routine field and/or laboratory work; transport samples; perform non-technical functions and office tasks; sampling or testing as directed; provide assistance to other lab personnel; clean equipment work areas; perform sample and solvent disposal and recycling; replenish supplies; complete safety orientation program; abide by safety policies; will be placed in a progressively increased role of training and job responsibilities; lift and/or move up to 50 pounds; may sometimes be required to drive a company vehicle (often hundreds of miles per day)
Worksite Location: Uhrichsville, OH
Available Benefits: 401K, health, dental, vacation, paid holidays
Rate of Pay: Negotiable
How to apply:
In person – Predictive Maintenance, 515 Morris Street, Uhrichsville, OH 44683
Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Call – 740-922-2025 extension 3
Fax – 740-922-1527
Mail – Send your résumé to Predictive Maintenance, Attn: Lisa Espenshied, 515 Morris Street, Uhrichsville, OH 44683
For more information, visit OhioMeansJobs online at ohiomeansjobs.com.
New Website Chronicles First 20 Years of Progressive Field
HEY TRIBE FANS! The Cleveland Indians recently introduced a new website that tells the tale of the exciting first 20 years at Progressive Field – from the groundbreaking in 1992 to the 11 walk-off wins and postseason game at the ballpark in October 2013.
The site includes:
* An interactive timeline with photos and video of some of the ballpark’s most memorable moments
* A list of the ballpark’s firsts
* Tom Hamilton’s words and his ranking of the top 10 moments in the ballpark’s history
* Anthony Castrovince’s lengthy piece on the ballpark’s first 20 years and how they are working to preserve it for another 20
Visit the site at: cleveland.indians.mlb.com/cle/progressive-field/index.jsp
Enjoy this look back on some of the best moments for the Tribe and the city of Cleveland!
WJER Welcomes New Time Capsule Sponsor
WJER would like to welcome Broad Run Cheese House in Dover as the newest sponsor of our Time Capsule contest!
Play Time Capsule every weekday at 8:40 a.m. and 2:40 p.m.! Listen to clips of history-making news, music, and movies, and then call in and guess the year. Each day, we'll qualify two people for an amazing weekly grand prize courtesy of our Time Capsule sponsors, including:
WJER Recognized by the Ohio Army National Guard
*A balloon bouquet from Rainbow Party Rentals in Dover
*A $20 gift certificate from the Grove Gift Shop in Dover
*A gift basket from Dover Healthy Alternatives
*A T-shirt from WJER Radio
*And NOW a $20 gift certificate from Broad Run Cheese House in Dover
Welcome to the Time Capsule!
Upcoming Shows at the Kent State Performing Arts Center
WJER Radio received recognition again this year for our promotional efforts on behalf of the Ohio Army National Guard. As part of our partnership with the Ohio Association of Broadcasters, we offer free announcements for the Ohio Army National Guard. These announcements are designed to make people aware of the benefits of belonging to the Guard as well as remind the community of the services offered by local residents who are members of the Ohio Army National Guard.
Pictured: Ohio Army National Guard Recruiting and Retention NCO SFC (and Dover Schools graduate) Steve Newman along with WJER’s Bob Scanlon
The Kent State Performing Arts Center is in the midst of another jam-packed season with a lineup of great performances still to come! Check out what's in store at the PAC this year:
Scheduled performances include:
Investment Advice with Elaine Parrot
Friday, April 11th and Saturday, April 12th: Rose and the Rime
Tuesday, April 29th and Wednesday, April 30th: West Side Story
Wednesday, May 7th: An Evening with Vince Gill
Saturday, May 17th: Tuscarawas Philharmonic's "May Festival"
Saturday, June 7th: Tuscarawas Philharmonic's "Coming Back to Classic Country"
Tune in to 1450 WJER on Wednesday afternoons for ticket giveaways and updates from Mike Morelli, General Manager of the Performing Arts Center, to find out what's happening at the PAC throughout the season.
Tune in Thursday afternoons after the 3 o'clock news to get important investment advice from Elaine Parrot of the Cavalena Group at Raymond James Financial Services in Dover. Elaine has over 15 years of experience in the financial services industry, and she uses that experience to provide relevant news topics, tips, and guidance to listeners with an interest in investing. If you need financial advice, contact the Cavalena Group at Raymond James Financial Services at 330-343-2212 or visit www.raymondjamesohio.com.